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when do you start feeding the chicks other foods

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I feed small amounts of treats and chick grit after they're a week old. Finely diced herbs, greens, sesame seeds, flax seeds, sprouts, etc.
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they are 4-3 weeks

I started them on Romaine lettuce thistle seed and grit

I was wondering about meal worms

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Sure, mealworms and other insects are fine. Just match the sizes to the chicks (i.e. don't give gigantic bugs that might be unable to move out of ithe crop). I gave flightless fruit flies to my 1 week olds, and as they grew added 1/4" crickets, small mealworms, and about 3 weeks old I started using waxworms to train them to be handled.
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